The Station is open Sunday afternoons, static display- non steaming.
April 2015 to October 2015 - 11am to 2.00pm - (gates locked soon after 2.00pm)
VISITOR NOTICE - EARLY CLOSING SUNDAY MAY 10TH 2015
The Pumping Station be closing at 1:30pm on Sunday May 10th.
This is due to a wedding ceremony being held later in the afternoon.
Thank you for your cooperation.
November 2015 to March 2016 - 11am to approx 1pm
(depending on weather and volunteers being on site)
Please ask volunteers for details about the station.
Admission charges; Adults £3.00, Senior/student £2.50,
Child (5-16) £2.00, Family (2A+3C) £8.00
Please put money in the Donation box or give to one of the volunteers.
All money goes to the upkeep of the station.
BEAM ENGINE STEAMING DATES FOR 2015
MAY DAY Sun 3rd / Mon 4th MAY
Papplewick Pumping Station &
Echoes of a Gilded Age - present
GREAT WAR WEEKEND Flyer
A First World War steaming event with encampment,
displays & performances commemorating the war of 1914-18
SPRING BANK Sun 24th / Mon 25th MAY
JULY Sat 18th / Sun 19th JULY
LATE SUMMER Sun 30th / Mon 31st AUG
SEPTEMBER Sat 19th / Sun 20th SEPT
1940’s Weekend Sat 10th / Sun 11th OCT
CHRISTMAS Sat 12th / Sun 13th DEC
Steaming dates opening times - 11:00am to 5:00pm
(11.00am to 4:00pm Christmas)
Last admittance 4.15pm - last bus to reservoir at 3.30pm.
Admission Charges - Engines in Steam Days
Adult £10.00, Senior/student £7.50, Child (5-16) £5.00, Family (2A+3C) £25.00
Adult £8.00, Senior/Student £6.00, Child (5-16) £4.00, Family (2A+3C) £20.00
* Note for visitors: Upon arrival we will offer you the Gift Aid price for admission to a steam day event. By choosing to pay the Gift Aid admission prices we are able to reclaim 25% tax on the whole amount paid which goes towards maintaining the Pumping Station for future generations to enjoy. Please note you are free to choose the standard admission if you wish, just let us know when you come to pay.
Please see more details telephone: 0115 963 2938
Please note that credit card facilities should be available at reception.
The majority of the site is accessible for all but due to the historical nature of the Engine House
access is via a small flight of steps leading to the porch and main door;
there are also internal stairs for reaching the upper floors.
Sat Nav Post Code - NG15 9AJ.
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Textile Exhibition - May 3rd to August 31st 2015
Between May 3rd and August 31st Papplewick will host a textile exhibition
by Nolitex entitled ENGINEERED.
The exhibition is an interpretation of the industrial and social history of the Pumping Station using the medium of textiles. The exhibition can be viewed every Sunday when the Station is open to the public and also during steaming events.
For further information please click on the flyer.
Private conducted tours
The Pumping Station may be opened for private conducted tours,
arrangements can be made for most days of the week, daytime or evenings.
Civil Wedding Ceremonies
The station has a licence for the use of the site for Civil Wedding ceremonies.
Weddings can place in the Pumping Engine Station or rooms in the Superintendents House.
Meeting Room Hire
The Superintendents Meeting Room is available for hire, as a self contained venue for
small groups and meetings, up to about 10 people. Level access, kitchen and toilets.
Link to photograph of the room.
Please contact the station for further details. Tel: 0115 963 2938
Click here for printable description of directions of how to find us.